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Parliament will vote on Budget bill today

On Thursday parliament concluded its debate on the budget proposal submitted by the government. On Thursday PTI MNA Javed Hashmi labeled the budget as anti-poor. He said that large industry owners are not paying as much taxes as the salaried class.

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar will present the concluding remarks on the budget on Friday after which it will be voted on by the parliamentarians. Considering the numerical strength of PML N it is expected that the budget will be passed without any major hurdle. Pakistan’s new fiscal year will start on July 1st but the government has already started collected the increased GST.

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